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[Window card for The King and I featuring Celeste Holm (Anna Leonowens)]

Image ID: 1709010

[Window card for The King and I featuring Celeste Holm (Anna Leonowens)] (1951)

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Image Title

:  [Window card for The King and I featuring Celeste Holm (Anna Leonowens)]

Additional Name(s)

: Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 -- Composer

Published Date

: 1951

Specific Material Type

: prints

Notes

: Celeste Holm in The king and I (while Getrude Lawrence on vacation); original production, with Yul Brynner. Directed by John van Druten. Note 2.) Richard Rodgers project Note 3.) St. James Theatre, 44th Street West of Broadway [New York].

Production Notes

: Previews began in New Haven on February 27, 1951, followed by previews in Boston. Opened on Broadway March 29, 1951at the Saint JamesTheatre, closing March 20, 1954. Yul Brynner originated the role of the King. Gertrude Lawrence, the original Anna, played the role from its opening through August 1952, prior to her hospitalization and subsequent death from liver cancer. Celeste Holm appeared in the production for six weeks during one of Lawr ....
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Source

: Window cards. / The King and I

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: MWEZ+++ n.c. 18,998

Digital ID

: 1709010

Record ID

: 1885398

Digital Item Published

: 9-16-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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